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Summer Term 6 Hawthorn Class newsletter

Most of our English work this term, will be drama – based on the play. However, we will still be writing and our work will focus on the book ‘Friend or Foe’ by Michael Morpurgo. We will be completing diary entries, letters and persuasive arguments. This links in with our topic on children in history – this term WW2



This term we will be consolidating our knowledge and doing many investigations. We will revise fractions; addition and subtraction; multiples, primes and factors; data and geometry and learning about the Golden rectangle and Fibonacci.

Our topic this term will be to look at the lives of children throughout the ages. We will put WW2 into context and look at the effect of the war on children, particularly evacuees. This will link in with our literacy book.

Other important information:-

SATs – Please congratulate your child on their attitude towards the SATs which they all took in their stride

School play

All the children in Hawthorn class have a part in the school play. This will take place on Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th July at 6.30. A list of costumes required will be sent out this week. If you have problems getting your costume together then please let me know asap.

Secondary transition

I know that for most of our year 6 children this is in the week beginning 3rd of July. If your child has a different date please let me know.

Bewl Water – I have booked a day at Bewl for our year 6s as a final treat before they leave Benenden on the 18th July. A letter will follow shortly.

PE – Wednesdays and Friday

Please ensure your child has the correct PE kit and a coat to walk to the Village Hall or they will miss their lesson and work in another class.

Sports Day – 21st July

Carroty Wood assembly – 30th June

Homework – There will be very little homework this term – except for learning lines. After a busy year, I think they deserve a rest!


Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any concerns / queries




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